CBS’ All Rise may be resurrected. OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network is in talks for a new season of the legal drama starring Simone Missick, I have learned.
The negotiations between the cable network and lead All Rise studio Warner Bros. TV come three months after the series was canceled by CBS in May and OWN parent Discovery days later announced its plans to merge with Warner Bros. TV parent, AT&T-owned WarnerMedia. Sources close to the situation caution that the conversations, while progressing, are complex and have not reached the final stage yet. Reps for OWN and WBTV declined comment.
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About All Rise TV Show
A Brand-New Home for a Brand-New Season of the Anticipated Courtroom Drama Featuring Two New Cast Members: Roger Guenveur Smith and Christian Keyes
Oprah Winfrey Network announced the start of production for season three of courtroom drama "All Rise." The all-new third season of "All Rise" features a talented ensemble cast led by Simone Missick, who serves as an executive producer this season alongside showrunner and executive producer Dee Harris-Lawrence, This series is produced by Warner Bros. Television.
Returning this June, the upcoming season welcomes two new recurring cast members including Roger Guenveur Smith ("Do the Right Thing," "Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker") portraying Judge Marshall Thomas and Christian Keyes ("All the Queen's Men," "The Boys"), who will play Robin (previously played by Todd Wiliams), Lola Carmichael's husband who has stepped away from the FBI to become a full-time dad.
"All Rise" is a courthouse drama that follows the chaotic, hopeful, and sometimes absurd lives of its judges, prosecutors, and public defenders, as they work with bailiffs, clerks, police and jurors to bring justice to the people of Los Angeles amidst a flawed legal system. Season three is all about new beginnings, picking up the night of the mid-term election as the highly-regarded Judge Lola Carmichael (series star and executive producer Simone Missick) awaits the results of her hotly contested seat, preparing to further push the boundaries of her courtroom in the name of justice.
Ensemble cast members returning for the new season include Wilson Bethel as Deputy District Attorney Mark Callan, a long-time friend of Lola's; Jessica Camacho as public defender Emily Lopez; J. Alex Brinson as bailiff-turned-lawyer Luke Watkins; Ruthie Ann Miles as Lola's assistant Sherri Kansky; Lindsay Mendez as former court reporter Sara Castillo; and Lindsey Gort as private defense attorney Amy Quinn. Recurring cast also includes Samantha Marie Ware as law clerk Vanessa "Ness" Johnson, Emmy(R) winner Paul McCrane as Judge Laski, and Suzanne Cryer as Deputy District Attorney Maggie Palmer. Marg Helgenberger also returns in a recurring role as Supervising Judge Lisa Benner, who shakes up the courthouse with news of a new judge joining the ranks.
In addition to Harris-Lawrence and Missick, Emmy(R) winner Michael M. Robin and Len Goldstein also serve as executive producers.
Episodes from the first two seasons currently air every Tuesday night at 9pm ET/PT on OWN. The first two seasons are available in their entirety to stream on HBO Max and Hulu.
"ALL RISE" RECONVENES ON OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK
Network Picks Up 20-Episode All New Third Season of NAACP Image Award-Nominated Legal Drama from Warner Bros. Television
Acclaimed "David Makes Man" Executive Producer Dee Harris-Lawrence Continues As Showrunner, Series Star Simone Missick Also to Executive Produce
HBO Max and Hulu Acquire Streaming Rights to Series
OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the pickup of NAACP Image Award-nominated Warner Bros. Television courtroom drama "All Rise" for a 20-episode third season slated to air on OWN in 2022. The Simone Missick-fronted series comes to the network following two seasons on CBS. Dee Harris-Lawrence the executive producer/showrunner of OWN and WBTV's Peabody Award-winning drama "David Makes Man," is executive producer and showrunner for "All Rise," with series star Simone Missick, who has twice been nominated for NAACP Image Awards for her work as Judge Lola Carmichael, serving as an executive producer for season three. OWN will also air seasons one and two in advance of the launch of season three.
Additionally, HBO Max and Hulu have acquired subscription streaming rights to all episodes of "All Rise" via a deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. Viewers will be able to catch up on the first two seasons of "All Rise" on both Hulu and HBO Max beginning December 1, 2021, in advance of the show's third season debut on OWN. And the third season of "All Rise" will be available on both HBO Max and Hulu after it airs on OWN in 2022. Season three premiere dates are to be determined.
"All Rise has been a great performer, achieving strong ratings and growing its share from season one to two. Featuring a strong character front and center, Judge Lola Carmichael's story reflects our audience with powerful affirmation," said Tina Perry, president, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. "A special thanks to Warner Bros. Television and our incredible showrunner and longtime partner Dee Harris-Lawrence. We can't wait to get started on season three and bring this show back for long-standing and new fans alike."
Brett Paul, President, Warner Bros. Television, said: "We are incredibly thrilled that 'All Rise' will be back in court, and we are so thankful to our great partners at OWN for ruling in favor of another season of this powerful drama. Dee Harris-Lawrence and the creative team have done an incredible job of telling important stories about timely subjects which have been brought to life by Simone Missick and the show's outstanding ensemble cast. We can't wait for audiences to see what the 'All Rise' team has in store for season three. And we are also grateful to our partners at HBO Max and Hulu, without whose support this would not be possible."
"All Rise" is a courthouse drama that follows the chaotic, hopeful, and sometimes absurd lives of its judges, prosecutors, and public defenders, as they work with bailiffs, clerks, and police to get justice for the people of Los Angeles amidst a flawed legal system. Among them is newly appointed 'Judge Lola Carmichael' (Simone Missick), a highly regarded and impressive former deputy district attorney who doesn't intend to sit back on the bench in her new role, but instead leans in, immediately pushing the boundaries and challenging the expectations of what a judge can be.
The cast also includes Wilson Bethel as Judge Carmichael's best friend, Deputy District Attorney 'Mark Callan,' Jessica Camacho as public defender 'Emily Lopez,' J. Alex Brinson as bailiff-turned-lawyer 'Luke Watkins,' Ruthie Ann Miles as Lola's assistant 'Sherri Kansky,' Lindsay Mendez as court reporter 'Sara Castillo,' and Lindsey Gort as defense attorney 'Amy Quinn.'
Dee Harris-Lawrence, Emmy(R) winner Michael M. Robin, Len Goldstein, and series star Simone Missick are executive producers of "All Rise," which is produced by Warner Bros. Television. The series was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series at both the 2021 NAACP Image Awards and the Black Reel Awards for Television in 2020. Missick was also nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series at the NAACP Image Awards and the Black Reel Awards for Television in both 2020 and 2021.
ALL RISE is a courthouse drama that follows the chaotic, hopeful and sometimes absurd lives of its judges, prosecutors and public defenders, as they work with bailiffs, clerks and cops to get justice for the people of Los Angeles amidst a flawed legal process. Among them is newly appointed Judge Lola Carmichael (Simone Missick), a highly regarded and impressive deputy district attorney who doesn’t intend to sit back on the bench in her new role, but instead leans in, immediately pushing the boundaries and challenging the expectations of what a judge can be. Greg Spottiswood, Len Goldstein and Emmy Award winner Michael M. Robin are executive producers for Warner Bros. Television. Robin directed the pilot from a script by Spottiswood.ALL RISE stars Simone Missick as Lola Carmichael, Wilson Bethel as Mark Callan, Marg Helgenberger as Judith Benner, Jessica Camacho as Emily Lopez, J. Alex Brinson as Luke Watkins, Lindsay Mendez as Sara Pratt and Ruthie Ann Miles as Sherri Kanski.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
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